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A star is born

Author: Frank R PiersonJohn Gregory DunneJoan DidionJon PetersBarbra StreisandAll authors
Publisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2005]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Rock star John Norman Howard has noticed that his career has begun to decline. Too many years of concerts, bad managers and life on the road have made him cynical. Then he meets the innocent, pure and very talented singer Esther Hoffman. John shows Esther the way to stardom while forsaking his own career. As they fall in love, her success only makes his decline even more apparent.
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Genre/Form: Musical films
Fiction films
Feature films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama
Film adaptations
Named Person: William A Wellman; Robert Carson
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Frank R Pierson; John Gregory Dunne; Joan Didion; Jon Peters; Barbra Streisand; Kris Kristofferson; William A Wellman; Robert Carson; Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- ); Barwood Films, Ltd.; Warner Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 0790792338 9780790792330
OCLC Number: 489769876
Language Note: Dialogue in English (Dolby surround 5.1) with optional French (Dolby mono.) soundtrack; optional English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned in English.
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 1976.
Based on a story by William Wellman and Robert Carson.
Special features: Commentary by Barbra Streisand; additional scenes; wardrobe tests, trailer gallery.
Cast: Barbra Streisand, Kris Kristofferson.
Awards: Academy Award, 1977: Best Original Song.
Winner of 5 Golden Globe Awards, including Best Picture, Actress and Actor (Musical/Comedy), Best Original Song.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: R.
Description: 1 videodisc (140 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, NTSC, region 1, widescreen (matted, enhanced) presentation, Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital mono, dual-layer.
Other Titles: Star is born (Motion picture : 1976)
Responsibility: Warner Bros. presents ; in a Barwood/Jon Peters production ; screenplay by John Gregory Dunne & Joan Didion and Frank Pierson ; produced by Jon Peters ; directed by Frank Pierson.

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Rock star John Norman Howard has noticed that his career has begun to decline. Too many years of concerts, bad managers and life on the road have made him cynical. Then he meets the innocent, pure and very talented singer Esther Hoffman. John shows Esther the way to stardom while forsaking his own career. As they fall in love, her success only makes his decline even more apparent.

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